Ron Arad - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 20.10.07 | 04:49 (IST)

    Of course there is an unequal status amongst captives. Ron Arad, long dead and without a chance, is held to be the goal. The men who are, or even might be, captives are to be sold out because Ron Arad is dead. I understand where Olmert is coming from. He was not PM when Arad was killed. He cannot admit the incompetence he tolerated led to the capture of three others. Worse, he cannot admit the war he started - ostensibly to free two of them - never was intended to free them. Olmert cannot afford to have any of the three captives freed now. He would rather see them rot in hell than admit his failure.

    from the article: Not every kidnapped person is a prince
    First published 00:00 19.10.07 | Last updated 00:00 19.10.07
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